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Wakana, Chuo Station West Entrance

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2-21-21 Nishida, Kagoshima 890-0046 , Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 99-286-1501
Today
17:15 - 23:00
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Sun 17:15 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was craving for Shabu shabu was recommended to me by a hotel staff. No regrets the shabu shabu was good and the yakitori skewered meat sticks) even better!! Price wise it was great value too even with a beer!!

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Thank Alan F
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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272 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by Japanese friends and we now understand why they like it so much. It is worth while to take the large combination menu and not only the Shabu Shabu since the accompanying tapas style small dishes present many of the local specialties. Of these specialties perhaps the raw chicken is a bit daring, but... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

I think I'm the one that didn't try their miso oden here, theirs most favorite food. Their Satsuma local cuisine like 串焼 黒豚バラ和地鶏焼(BBQ black pork & chicken) r very good, 卵かけご飯(egg over rice) r excellent, さつまあげ(fried fish cake) r very good too & 吾愛人オリジナル焼酎ラベル(Kuma shochu mistress original label) r the best shochu i ever have in Japan(my taste). I like... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

Wakana=the best shabu shabu in Japan! I am in Tokyo now and mail order their shabu shabu cook at home set on a regular basis!

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Perth, Australia
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

This is actually one street closer to the station than the map shows It is mentioned in Lonely Planet. The menu looked pretty standard. I ordered oden, a standard winter dish. When it came it was pretty ordinary and wasn't cheap. The beer, though was nice and cold and served in a stainless steel vacuum tankard. Tasted good. On the... More 

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Surrey UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2011

A great find not far from the main station.We found our neighbours highly amusing. Claiming they could not speak English we nevertheless had two hours of conversation with two 'salarymans'. They had as many beers as we had skewers of chicken and black pork. The waiter was most helpful and even gave us an idiot's guide in English as to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
17:15 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-21-21 Nishida, Kagoshima 890-0046, Kagoshima Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Kagoshima Prefecture  >  Kagoshima
  • Phone Number: +81 99-286-1501

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